Volvo Construction Equipment

"All things considered, we're confident we're coming back out of it." The way Matt McGowan sees it, there's really no overstating the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has on Cowin Equipment Company over the course of the past few months. No aspect of the organization went unaffected, forcing the Volvo CE dealer and Birmingham, Ala.-based company, which specializes in the distribution of heavy equipment for a variety of industries, to respond quickly and decisively.

Volvo Construction Equipment has named Tyler Equipment its 2019 Dealer of the Year in North America. The company also awarded Housby Heavy Equipment the title of 2019 Uptime Dealer of the Year. The Dealer of the Year award recognizes the dealership in North America that best promotes the Volvo brand and the company's core strategies: to provide the highest uptime in the industry, offer unique customer solutions and ensure the best value at any stage in a machine's lifecycle.

As a result of the sale of its Gold Rush excavator, Volvo Construction Equipment has contributed $290,000 to two nonprofit organizations — Building Homes for Heroes and Habitat for Humanity. Volvo introduced the excavator to commemorate the 10th season of Gold Rush on Discovery Channel.

How do we go from society's current "take-make-waste" linear approach to a circular economy that reuses resources and leaves no waste – but still fosters prosperity? Volvo CE's Nele Van Campfort describes the construction equipment industry of the future… For almost 200 years the company I work for – Volvo Construction Equipment – has strived to make as many products as it possibly can.

Through internal crowdsourcing of the best designs, materials and assembly techniques, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) employees are producing personal protective equipment (PPE) for local front line healthcare workers. Putting speed to need, in less than one month a cross-functional task force led by the technology team has prototyped and delivered more than 1,600 face shields and ear guards for local healthcare providers and first responders in Shippensburg, Chambersburg, Carlisle and the surrounding region, with plans to double that amount in the coming weeks.

In 2017, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Construction and Demolition industry in the United States created almost 570 million tons of waste. It's easy to think of waste as being worthless – but it has a huge cost – social, environmental and economic.

Nors Group (Nors), a global leader in transport solutions and construction equipment, has purchased Strongco Corporation (Strongco) and will take over its Volvo Construction Equipment's Canadian dealerships and distribution. The Portugal-based company finalized the deal to purchase Strongco on March 18.

Alta Equipment Group (Alta), a provider of industrial and construction equipment and related services and one of the top performing Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) dealers in the United States, is expanding its territory into Florida. The Detroit, Mich.-based company has purchased the assets of Flagler Construction Equipment and will offer Volvo CE products and services from seven locations: Tampa, Orlando, Fort Meyers, Jacksonville, Lake City, Miami and Davie.

Efficiency is about more than just powerful products. Machine software is playing an increasingly important role in analyzing and finding areas of improvement out on the job site — and using that data to adapt and advance machines and operations for the future.

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) gave a strong performance in 2019, delivering another record set of annual financial results and growing market share in the world's largest construction market, China. For the full year the company saw sales rise 5 percent, despite a slight sales dip in the fourth quarter.

Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) president Dennis Slater issued the following statement after the President signed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement during a ceremony at the White House: "President Trump and Congress have delivered a free trade agreement that works for equipment manufacturers, farmers, and working families across the country," said Slater.